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Kathleen "Kathy" Mary Badinger Pederson

May 6, 2022

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On Friday, May 6, 2022 at approximately 7:25pm, Kathleen "Kathy" Mary Badinger Pederson took her rightful place in God's hands to walk with him through the pearly gates they she spoke highly about on many occasions. A strong believer in her faith, Kathy went peacefully and gracefully while surrounded by loved ones.
Kathy, whom also went by Kat, mawmaw, and Gigi, was the Matriarch of her family. Kathy was full of life, deep in her faith with God, giver of all things, now walks with her Lord and Savior. Anyone who knew Kathy also knew her love for life and her family. She absolutely adored her husband  Marty for more than 35 years.  Her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren,  and whomever else's child came into her life.

Kathy was the oldest of 8. Born in New Orleans September 13, 1943, her passion for her home city has been passed through generations of wonderful stories and how she is truly the New Orleans Lady. Kathy was a jack of all trades. Her love for furniture and crafting of many different things can be seen through the eyes of her family. She had a passion and eye for art, flower arranging, and sewing.

Kathy was a member of  The Church of Christ starting in Mandeville to Chalmette, New Orleans, Slidell, and lastly back to Mandeville. Her faith was never a question. She tried to convert anyone and everyone she met.

Kathy is preceded in death by her parents Herbert and Rita Badinger, her sister Elaine Anglin, and her grandson Douglas Evans Jr. Kathy is survived by her wonderful loving husband Martin "Marty" Pederson, her children Sheri (Willie), Henry "Butch" (Debbie), and Brandy (Sonny). Her siblings Laura, Herb, Diane, James "Jimmy" (Julie), David (Sandy), and Daniel (Stephanie). Her grandchildren Amy, Faith (Kelly), Terri, Dalton (Taylor), Avery, Evan, Ronnie, and Miranda. Her great grandchildren Aurea (Bryce), Kaylas (Raeth), Mikyla (Josh), Brenna (Jason), Renea (Stephen), Cheyenne, Cole, Tracy, Kayla, and Cindy. Her great-great grandchildren Zoe, Alice, Sophia, Matthias, Rainie, Asher, and Waylon. Kathy also leaves behind a slew of nieces, nephews, friends, family, and church goers.

A memorial service will be held at a later date and time determined by the family. If anyone would like to send cards, words of wisdom, donations,  or flowers please contact Sheri Lewis at 985-201-5932 or Amy LeBouef at 985-774-3795.


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